Excerpt from First Annual Report of the Commission on Industrial Relations: Washington, D. C., 1914 There was immediate agreement by the members of the Commission that the Commission on Industrial Rela tions was t a Bureau, r a Department of the Govern ment in the ordinary acceptation of these words, but an independent body, created by Congress to do certain specific things. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.